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About Roka Akor - San Francisco
ROKA AKOR brings an unparalleled combination of thoughtful design and contemporary Robata Japanese cuisine to five locations across the U.S., including Scottsdale, San Francisco, Houston, Chicago and Skokie, IL.
Roka Akor’s menu changes seasonally, including a rotating selection of wagyu steaks, seafood, and vegetables with Japanese-inspired marinades and sauces, along with sushi and sashimi. The restaurant’s design features a centrally located robata grill that provides the heart of the visual experience, surrounded by contemporary décor and sleek lighting. Guests are encouraged to speak with the chefs about the food to create an interactive and engaging dining experience.
San Francisco, CA 94133
Steakhouse, Japanese, Sushi
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: M-F 11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner: Su-Th 5:30pm-10:00pm
Dinner: F-Sa 5:30pm-11:00pm
Happy Hour in Roka Bar 4:30-6:30pm daily.
Jackson & Montgomery (entrance on Jackson)
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking can be a challenge in our neighborhood. For convenient parking there is a lot located on Columbus St. just north of Jackson St.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for $1.00 Oysters and all night Happy Hour in Roka Bar every Sunday.
Happy Hour daily from 4:30pm-6:30pm.
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Accessible for private celebrations, birthdays, anniversaries, corporate meetings, and more, Roka Akor’s private rooms and event design planners will ensure every private party is a seamless and unforgettable dining experience. Roka Akor’s private dining options can accommodate 8 to 120 guests.
Roka Akor - San Francisco Ratings and Reviews
Cannot wait to return for a third visit to this excellent place. Meats, fish, vegetables (savory!), appetizers, are all present in great variety. Service is attentive and helpful -- for example, in describing the different sake varieties on the wine list. If you asked me my favorite restaurant right now, this would be it.
Looked for a fancy date night with my girlfriend and found this place. While the Omakase (tastings menu) was one of the best I've ever had, I found the service to be a bit overwhelming and robotic and a little awkward. While it was Halloween night, it seemed as if our servers made every effort to perfect our plate arrangements, keep our water full, and checked in on us almost every dish that was served. This is the service I expected, but the lack of conversation and people skills at the chef's counter on a slow night makes me want to book a regular table instead.
Service- lacking: our waitress checked on us maybe twice after she took our order. The main server who brought us our food did not describe the food when she brought it and merely put it on the table. Other servers were much better and presented the dish they brought out.
Food- $52 steak- chopped into small pieces for no reason with no flavor; Tempura shrimp- mediocre with a too sweet sauce; Scallops- too salty; Roasted corn- too sweet; Softshell crab roll- where was the kimchi?; Tuna nigiri was good; Hamachi roll was OK.
Ended up spending $212 for two people for a subpar experience. Will not be going back.
Great menu variety and the opportunity to mix the sushi, sashimi, appetizer and grilled items. We tried the prawn tempura, Wagyu fillet, snow crab roll and king crab legs. All were excellent! A4 and A5 grade Wagyu beef is also offered by the ounce but we didn't try that on this visit. The Wagyu fillet entre was of exceptional quality so I can only imagine what the higher grades offer.
We had a 9:30pm reservation and arrived about 9:15pm. A couple walked in after us without a reservation and the hostess sat them. I asked why she sat a walk-in before us as we had as reservation and she stated our reservation was for 9:30. I said " it's 9:25"......seriously!! She shrugged her shoulders at me. For the $$$$ that you will spend here you should at least be greeted nicely and be friendly......clearly not the case here. Overall experience was just okay. Too many "really worth it " restaurants to go to than return here!
I'm a vegan and picked this spot because it was convenient for a friend from out of town. I didn't expect there to be much more than vegan rolls for me but boy was I wrong. They have an impressive Vegan menu and their staff is very accommodating. I'm impressed!
We enjoyed the food immensely. Fascinating food combinations were assorted throughout the menu. We are not into beef as much anymore, however, the wagyu steak was a tasty (an expensive) treat that we enjoyed. We were visiting the area. Hoping to be able to go back there so we can have another memorable night.
Amazing!!! Wonderful service and a brilliant menu. Had both the Wagyu A4 and A5 beef.. mind blowing. Also did the sashimi blue fin tuna flight.. Nothing disappointing. Awesome service with friendly and attentive staff. Could not have had a better evening!! You get what you pay for here!
The food all came out at once and we felt rushed. The lunch set option wasn't that great tasting compared to when the restaurant opened a few years ago. And I've had this same mediocre experience the past few visits, so I won't be back anytime soon.
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